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Campos Sales (L5)

On the evening of January 31, 1991, near the small village of Campos Sales, the night sky was illuminated by a bright light and a thundering boom could be heard throughout the area. These occurrences heralding the fall of a meteorite were met with awe by the local inhabitants. The fragments were named in honor of the Brazilian village. A total known weight of 23.68 kg has been recovered from the site of the fall.

For more information on the Campos Sales (L5 )visit the Meteoritical Bulletin Entry: https://www.lpi.usra.edu/meteor/metbull.php?code=5249

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